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Massage for Physical Performance

This course examines the nature and effect of soft tissue injuries caused through sporting activities. Students will apply sport specific assessment and massage therapy techniques to identify and treat a range of sport related injuries.

Course Code DRMS604
Level 6
Credits 15


Learning Outcomes

Explain principles of training and conditioning.

Interpret mechanisms of sporting injuries and apply appropriate sport massage techniques to a range of sporting injuries.

Explain tissue damage and stages of tissue healing.

Identify the psychological effects of sporting injuries.

Apply appropriate stretching and strengthening techniques as part of rehabilitation.

Describe injury prevention strategies used in sports.

Delivered as part of the following programmes